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Certifying the status of overseas children coming to Shanghai to receive education in the Chinese language
    Handling Office: Domestic Division of the OCAO of Shanghai Municipal People¡¯s Government
    Handling address: Room 1211, 129 Yananxilu (Overseas Chinese Building)
    Tel.: 62490880-81237
    Office Hours: 9.00-11.30 a.m., 1.30-5.00 p.m., from Monday through Friday
    
    Time limit for handling: Certificate to be issued on the same day.
    
    Qualifications of objects of application: Overseas children (children of Chinese nationals residing overseas, overseas Chinese and residents from Hong Kong and Macao).
    
    Application formalities:
    Materials to be provided:
    Personal IDs and home visit permits of HK and Macao residents; IDs of Chinese nationals residing overseas and overseas Chinese or IDs issued by Chinese embassies or consulates in their locality, personal IDs of the overseas children coming to Shanghai for education and their permits of temporary residence in Shanghai (permit of residence for foreigners).
    Notarial certificate or certificate of relatedness with the children coming to Shanghai for education.
    
    Handling procedure: Children of HK residents, Macao compatriots, Chinese residing overseas and overseas Chinese coming to Shanghai for education may seek advice from the OCAO of the Municipal Government and provide relevant certifying documents. Upon examination and verification by the leadership of the domestic division of the municipal OCAO, the Permit for Children of HK Residents, Macao Compatriots, Chinese Residing Overseas and Overseas Chinese to Come to Shanghai for Education will be issued.
    
    Basis for handling: Notice of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, the OCAO of the Municipal Government and the Taiwan Office of the Municipal Government on Provisions on Encouraging Overseas Children to Come to Shanghai to Receive Education in the Chinese Language (1997)
    
    The above service is free of charge.
 
Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal Government